Introduction: Food science is an important stream of life science discipline. With the advancement of technology it is developing every day. More and more sophisticated technologies, assays are being added up with this subject.
Scope in India and abroad:
Both the private industry and Govt. agencies dealing with food and beverages recruits specialists in food science. Some of the well known companies are ITC, Amul, Britannia Industries Ltd, Parle Products Pvt. Ltd, Surya Food & Agro Ltd, Lotus Chocolate Company Limited, Monsanto, Hershey’s, Mars, Nestlé etc.
Several national Institutes offer courses for higher studies in this regard for further studies such as CFTRI, Mysore; NIN, Hyderabad. Several Agricultural Universities may also offer courses related to Food Science.